Santa Barbara county’s unique climatic and geological conditions make it the ideal place to grow cooler climate grape varieties with a Californian twist… … More Santa Barbara wine county: the fervent “cool” side of Californian viticulture
My Bordeaux wine tour: Cos D’Estournel chateau in Saint-Estephe during En Primeur week 2018. Complex, multi layered, perfumed wines to store in your cellar… … More Cos D’Estournel: the thousand nuances of Saint-Estèphe’s terroir in a glass
Aglianico is a dark-skinned Italian wine grape variety that produces highly tannic wines with great levels of acidity. It adapts well to warmer climate, will it be the new up and coming red variety in times of global warming? … More Aglianico, the “global warming” up and coming wine grape?
Books and movies recomandation for wine enthusiasts … More Readings and movies for real wine lovers
From a career as a scientist at N.A.S.A. to producing terroir driven Pinot Noirs in Oregon, read the fascinating story of Don Hagge, Vidon’s winery … More From N.A.S.A. to Oregon’s vineyards: meet Don Hagge, the scientist of Vidon’s wine making
Littorai wines are among the purest, most age worthy expressions of Pinot Noir and Chardonnay I have tasted in California. They have earned Lemon a reputation not as a Burgundian interpreter of California, but as a true American master. … More Littorai winery: where terroir is a religion and biodynamic a life philosophy
Alto Adige is one of the most diverse wine region of Italy: discover Schiava and Pinot Bianco native grapes and terroir driven wines… … More A peek into Alto Adige grape diversity and its terroir-driven Schiava and Pinot Bianco wines
A short guide: appellations, terroirs, the best sites and wine suggestions. … More What you need to know to choose the best Dolcetto
Statistics, data and thoughts about the new generations’ wine consumption’s trends in the U.S. … More Nice labels, lack of wine education, interest for food pairing: welcome to the Millennials’ wine era…
Are wine and health related products worthy or they tend to be just another gimmick marketed to consumers as doing something that it does not actually do? … More Hangover prevention shots, “healthier” wine, palate cleanser…worthy or not?